Thursday, April 28, 2016

IRRI director general named Fellow of ICC Academy for contributions to cereal science

HAMBURG, Germany—One of the world’s foremost organizations in the field of cereal science and technology has recognized the achievements of Matthew Morell, director general of the International Rice Research Institute (IRRI).

The executive committee of the International Association for Cereal Science and Technology (ICC) Academy selected Morell to be a Fellow for his scientific work in biotechnology related to cereal grains and his research management in rice. 

The ICC Academy provides recognition to individuals who have made significant contributions to the work of the ICC and the furtherance of its aims and ideals and to the profession of cereal science. Its standard award is the ICC Fellowship. Fellows in turn provide scientific guidance to ICC conferences and other activities.

Morell’s Fellowship was announced during ICC’s 2016 Congress, 18-21 April in Germany.

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